Ascent Resources, LLC has hired Jennifer M. Grigsby to serve as Chief Financial Officer effective August 1, 2015. Mrs. Grigsby, 46, is joining Ascent from American Energy Partners, LP where she served as CEO and CFO of American Energy Minerals Holdings, LLC and as CFO of American Energy - Woodford, LLC since February 2015. She previously worked for Chesapeake Energy Corporation for 19 years in increasing roles of importance, including serving as Vice President, Assistant Treasurer and Corporate Secretary from 2006 to 2007; Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Corporate Secretary from 2007 to 2013; and Senior Vice President, Corporate and Strategic Planning from 2013 to 2014.
Prior to Chesapeake, Mrs. Grigsby worked for Commander Aircraft Company and Deloitte & Touche, LLP in various accounting and supervisory roles in Oklahoma City. She earned her Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from Oklahoma City University in 1999 and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Oklahoma State University in 1991. Mrs. Grigsby is a certified public accountant and chartered global management accountant.